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Volume 24 No. 116
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     Today is the second day of World Research Group's
"Interactive Sports Conference" in San Francisco.  Topics include
"Sports and New Media"; "Creating a Sports Online Service";
"Legal Issues in Sports and Communications"; and "Creating a
Website."  Speakers and panelists include: MICHAEL LARDNER,
VP/Programming, Prime Sports; LEIGH STEINBERG and TYLER GOLDMAN,
Steinberg & Moorad; MICKEY CHARLES, CEO, The Sports Network; J.
NEIL WEINTRAUT, Managing Dir, Hambrecht & Quist; MICHAEL LEVY,
President & CEO, SportsLine USA; RICK HORROW, President, Horrow
Sports Ventures; DAVID SIEGAL, VP AXCIS Information Network;
GEOFF REISS, VP, Starwave; JEFFREY POLLACK, President, Digital
Sports Network; DAVID ABRUTYN, Dir/Marketing, The Sports Business
Daily; JIM DAIGLE, CEO, Sports System Services; RANDY DEAN,
GM/Sports Programming, America Online; TOM HAGOPIAN, GM, ESPNET;
STEVE ZALES, Dir/Development, Sports Illustrated; RETTA KELLY,
VP/News, Sports & Entertainment, Prodigy; ED DESSER, President,
NBA Television; RICHARD LIPSEY, President, SportsGuide; MARVIN
CHOW, Interactive Marketing Manager, Reebok; THERESE BYRNE,
VP/Interactive Media, IMG; PATRICIA VANCE, VP, Captial Cities/ABC
Multimedia Group; LARRY KRAMER, VP/Sports & News Ops, Data
Broadcasting; GREG WALKER, VP, AllSport; JIM CAPUANO,
Dir/National Sales, STATS Inc.; and DAN PURNER, Exec Producer,
NTN Entertainment Network (THE DAILY).